Botulinum Toxin and Hyaluronic Acid Injections, Chemical Peels

Treatments with Hyaluronic Acid

Friday, July 9th, 2010

What is hyaluronic acid? How can it treat wrinkles? Hyaluronic acid is a molecule which is rich in water and is responsible for the volume of the skin. It is produced in the dermis by a cell called fibroblast. The decrease with age in its production is responsible for a sagging lax skin with its […]

Treatment with Botulinum Toxin (Botox©)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is Botulinum Toxin ? How does it treat wrinkles ? It is a toxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium Botulinium. When injected in big quantities, the toxin induces muscular paralysis. In smaller quantities in a targeted muscle, the paralysis remains localized. Therefore, if it is injected in the muscles which produce frowning wrinkles and […]

Chemical peels

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is a chemical peel ? Also called exfoliation treatment, it is a technique of skin regeneration, thus having an “anti-aging” effect. An evaluation before treatment as well as the treatment itself must be done by a physician experienced in dermatology. Different chemical substances can be used. By this technique, skin is exfoliated followed by […]

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